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Historical Events In 1609

Sunday, 24 March 2019

Jan 21   Joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Wisselbank of Amsterdam established in the year 1609.  

Feb 07   On this day in history ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies  

Feb 10   On this day in history john Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier  

Feb 18   Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) on this day in history.  

Feb 28   On this day in history paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39  

Mar 12   On this day in history bermuda becomes an English colony  

Mar 16   Michael Franck, composer in the year 1609.  

Mar 18   In the year 1609 frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist  

Mar 21   Jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68) on this day in history.  

Mar 22   John II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68) on this day in history.  

Mar 25   On this day in history henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co  

Apr 05   Daimyo (Lord) of the Satsuma Domain in southern Kyūshū, Japan, completes his successful invasion of the Ryūkyū Kingdom in Okinawa on this day in history.  

Apr 06   In the year 1609 henry Hudson sails 'Half Moon' up Hudson River to site of Albany; searching for North West Passage for Dutch East India Company.  

Apr 09   Spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact on this day in history.  

May 16   Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands on this day in history.  

May 20   In the year 1609 shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe.  

May 23   On this day in history official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place.  

May 26   In the year 1609 cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried  

Jun 17   Netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant in the year 1609.  

Jun 28   Samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets out to explore Iroquois country, with 11 French and 60 Indians in the year 1609.  

Jul 06   On this day in history majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion  

Jul 09   In the year 1609 emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion  

Jul 10   In the year 1609 catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League  

Jul 15   Annibale Carracci, painter, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 20   Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion in the year 1609.  

Jul 20   In the year 1609 federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69  

Jul 27   On this day in history heinrich Pape, composer  

Jul 28   On this day in history admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda  

Jul 28   Judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised on this day in history.  

Aug 07   Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Aug 08   On this day in history venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope  

Aug 25   In the year 1609 galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers  

Aug 25   In the year 1609 galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers  

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Famous Birthdays In 1609

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 10   John Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier was born on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history birth of edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)  

Mar 16   Michael Franck, composer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 18   In the year 1609 birth of frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist  

Mar 21   Jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68) was born in the year 1609.  

Mar 22   John II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68) was born on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history birth of ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands  

Jul 27   Heinrich Pape, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1609

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 21   Joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68 in the year 1609.  

Feb 07   On this day in history ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies  

Feb 17   Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1549) died in the year 1609.  

Feb 28   On this day in history paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39  

Mar 25   On this day in history death of olaus Martini, Swedish Archbishop of Uppsala (b. 1557)  

Apr 04   Charles de L'Ecluse, Flemish botanist (b. 1526) died on this day in history.  

May 15   Giovanni Croce, Italian composer (b. 1557) died in the year 1609.  

May 26   Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried died on this day in history.  

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